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Hitachi's track records in Japan for HVDC interconnection

Hitachi's activities

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Engaged in all HVDC projects in Japan since the development in 1970

Hitachi activities
Type Number of sites Capacity
Frequency conversion FC 3 1,200MW
Back-to-back
BTB
1 300MW
DC power transmission
HVDC
2 2,000MW

Hokkaido⇔Honshu HVDC
(DC±250kV 300MW x 2) Thyristor valve

Kii Channel HVDC Converter station
(DC±250kV, 1400MW)

* Developing self commutated type HVDC

HVDC : High-Voltage Direct Current
FC : Frequency Converter
BTB : Back To Back
DC : Direct Current